In putting together this week’s list, I sat around wondering why nothing was happening. Then I remembered that it’s Christmas.
Oh. Never mind.
Monday, December 20
Elvis Costello, Alejandro Escovedo; Chicago Theatre. 7:30 pm, $39.50-75
Paper Arrows, Darren Garvey; Schubas. 8 pm, $6
Treaty of Paris and friends, incl. Super Happy Fun Club, State and Madison, Kevin Andrew Prchl, Jerome Holloway, and Simplesinger; Double Door. 8 pm, free
Tuesday, December 21
Wednesday, December 22
Thursday, December 23
The Heligoats, King Sparrow, Rich Salamander; Hideout. 9 pm, $8
The Giving Tree Band, The Shams Band; Cubby Bear Wrigleyville. 9 pm, $10
Friday, December 24
Saturday, December 25
Sunday, December 26
The Hush Sound, This Is Me Smiling, Debello, The Orwells; Metro. 6:30 pm, $19-21